AT&T Firstnet and selling you out …
Crazy stuff going on sometimes at Telcos and AT&T.
” The bribery scheme lasted from at least April 2012 until September 2017. Initially, the two Pakistani men bribed AT&T employees to unlock expensive iPhones so they could be used outside AT&T’s network.
The two recruited AT&T employees by approaching them in private via telephone or Facebook messages. Employees who agreed, received lists of IMEI phone codes which they had to unlock for sums of money.
Employees would then receive bribes in their bank accounts, in shell companies they created, or as cash, from the two Pakistani men. “
Pagarba’s HopeBox wouldn’t be like that. Just saying.
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Supply chain and logistics is a complex and complicated space. But supply chain mechanisms and supply chain automation and supply chain security isn’t a simple conversation or easy button solution. It’s a global supply chain society.
Can blockchain help ? Can IOT help ? Can Big data analytics help ? Can robotics and automation help ?
But of course blockchain can sort of help when you think about it. As Bruce Schneier said about the supply chain and public policy, “you have to trust everyone yet you can’t trust anyone.”
Cool use case for blockchain and agriculture and the supply chain.
Developers at Starbucks exposed an API key that might be used by an attacker to access internal IT systems and manipulate the list of authorized users.
The issue has been rated as ‘critical’ because it could allow attackers to execute commands on systems, add or remove users which have access to internal systems, and potentially AWS account takeover.
The key was found in a public GitHub repository.
Serious impacts ignored
Vulnerability hunter Vinoth Kumar found the key in a public GitHub repository and disclosed it responsibly through the HackerOne vulnerability coordination and bug bounty platform.